31 Shot During Weekend in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s Chicago

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaks on day one of the Lollapalooza Music Festival on Thursday, July 29, 2021, at Grant Park in Chicago. (Amy Harris/Invision/AP)
Amy Harris/Invision/AP

Thirty-one people were shot, five of them fatally, during another violent weekend in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago.

Breitbart News noted at least 21 people were shot Friday into Sunday morning alone in Chicago, and three of those shooting victims succumbed to their wounds.

ABC 7 / Chicago Sun-Times indicates there were two more shooting fatalities before the weekend was over. The Sun-Times reported that one of the two additional fatal shootings was that of a 19-year-old man, shot and killed at 4:40 p.m. Sunday.

The 19-year-old, identified as Quinhon T. Douglas, was shot in the head.

The second of the two additional fatal shootings was reported by WGN-TV, which pointed out that a 14-year-old boy was shot and killed at 5:10 p.m. in Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood.

Chicago police and firefighters salute as the body of slain Chicago police officer Ella French is carried into the St. Rita of Cascia Shrine Chapel for a funeral service Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021, in Chicago. French was killed and her partner was seriously wounded during an Aug. 7 traffic stop on the city's South Side. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Chicago police and firefighters salute as the body of slain Chicago police officer Ella French is carried into the St. Rita of Cascia Shrine Chapel for a funeral service Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021, in Chicago. French was killed and her partner was seriously wounded during atraffic stop on the city’s South Side. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

The boy was shot numerous times “near a sidewalk in the 200 block of W. 110th Pl.”

HeyJackass.com notes more than 725 people have been shot and killed in Chicago thus far in 2021. Forty-five people have been shot and killed in Chicago during the month of November alone.

AWR Hawkins is an award-winning Second Amendment columnist for Breitbart News and the writer/curator of Down Range with AWR Hawkinsa weekly newsletter focused on all things Second Amendment, also for Breitbart News. He is the political analyst for Armed American Radio and a Turning Point USA Ambassador. Follow him on Instagram: @awr_hawkins. Reach him at awrhawkins@breitbart.com. You can sign up to get Down Range at breitbart.com/downrange.

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